Don't Breathe rules end of summer box office

Psychological thriller Don't Breathe dominates at the Labor Day weekend box office with US$15.7 million, in the final tally of the summer movie season.

Psychological thriller Don't Breathe is saying goodbye to the summer with a bang, dominating the US Labour Day weekend box office with US$15.7 million (S$21.3 million) in ticket sales.

The film is about a group of teenagers who set out to rob a blind man, but get a little more than they bargained for.

Also still bringing in the crowds is Suicide Squad, which follows a rogue group of anti-heroes with special powers. The film added an extra US$10 million to its haul for a second place finish.

Neck-and-neck for third place are animated films Kubo And The Two Strings and Pete's Dragon, starring screen legend Robert Redford, with BoxOfficeMojo.com putting them down for roughly US$6.5 million apiece.